2012 December Americana & Numismatic Auction

Auction Details

IMPORTANT NOTE ON BUYERS PREMIUMS:

Lot 100 to 343 have a premium of 15%.

The rest of the sale is 19.5% as noted in the listing.
IMPORTANT NOTE ON BUYERS PREMIUMS:

Lot 100 to 343 have a premium of 15%.

The rest of the sale is 19.5% as noted in the listing.

Lot Pick Up: Holabird-Kagin Americana,
3555 Airway Drive Ste #309,
Reno NV 89511,
Sunday - December 9, 10am-4pm
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Letter from Mrs.Theodore Roosevelt, NY - Oyster Bay,Nassau County767 - Letter from Mrs.Theodore Roosevelt, NY - Oyster Bay,Nassau County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1935 - Lot of 2. This is a personal letter written by Edith Kermit Roosevelt, widow of President Theodore Roosevelt to one Mrs. Andre Marsaudon (Flore
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Gurley Bros. Hanging Scale, NY - Troy,Rensselaer County768 - Gurley Bros. Hanging Scale, NY - Troy,Rensselaer County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1900 1900 - This is a very nice hanging scale built by the Gurley Brothers of Troy, New York. It comes complete with weights and wooden case that is p
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to m********y for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
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W. & L. E. Gurley Builders Transit, NY - Troy,769 - W. & L. E. Gurley Builders Transit, NY - Troy,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1893 - This W. & L. E. Gurley Transit is a Builder`s model--as indicated by the lack of a compass for gaining bearing. Transits with compasses we
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to F*******d for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Hydraulic Mining Stereoviews, OR - ,770 - Hydraulic Mining Stereoviews, OR - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 3. All measure between 7” x 4” and 7” x 3.5.” Medium contrast and focus is sharp. Little wear, some light damage on one stereoview. Shows sever
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Mining First Aid Competition Trophy, PA - Johnstown,Cambria771 - Mining First Aid Competition Trophy, PA - Johnstown,Cambria
Holabird-Kagin Americana
By the late 19th Century, the number of fatalities that occurred in Pennsylvanian mines started to alarm workers and mining owners. 1896 saw the the a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to 9*********n for (550.00 + 107.25) x 1 = 657.25
 
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Industrial Coal Mining & Road Catalog Trio, PA - Philadelphia,772 - Industrial Coal Mining & Road Catalog Trio, PA - Philadelphia,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1916 - Lot of 3: 1 is the "Service Supply Corp. Philadelphia for Contractors & Road Bldrs. Equipment & Supplies," c1916, contains s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to 9***2 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Mining Supplies Catalog Duo, PA - Pittsburg,Allegheny773 - Mining Supplies Catalog Duo, PA - Pittsburg,Allegheny
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1902 - Lot of 2: Mining machinery and supplies catalogs from the "Frick & Lindsay Co." (373 pages) and from the "Somers, Fitler ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to 9***2 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Pittsburg Hardware Catalog Group, PA - Pittsburg,Lancaster774 - Pittsburg Hardware Catalog Group, PA - Pittsburg,Lancaster
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 3: various period catalogs from vendors such as (2) from Logan Greg Hardware, from 1912 and 1925, and the Demmler Bros. Company, c1915, for tin
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Mining Gas Mask Quartet, PA - Pittsburgh,Allegheny775 - Mining Gas Mask Quartet, PA - Pittsburgh,Allegheny
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1930 - Lot of 4: Mine Safety Appliance (M-S-A) masks, in successively larger cases with all components inside. "Chemox Oxygen Breathing Apparatu
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Mining Dynamite Carrying Boxes Trio, PA - Spangler,Cambria776 - Mining Dynamite Carrying Boxes Trio, PA - Spangler,Cambria
Holabird-Kagin Americana
C1940 - Small, medium and large dynamite tote boxes from the J.V. Hammond Co. Boxes have the company title and patents painted on the sides, along wit
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 6*****H for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Blown Safe Photo, TX - Dallas,Denton County777 - Blown Safe Photo, TX - Dallas,Denton County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This lot consists of a 5" x 7" black and white photo, showing a bank safe that has obviously been blown up by a person or persons wishing to
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Granger Mining Investment Co. Prospectus, UT - ,UT778 - Granger Mining Investment Co. Prospectus, UT - ,UT
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This prospectus includes information on the company’s property, which was located 21 miles of Salt Lake City. There is also a report written by the Ge
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to F*******d for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Report on the Lands and Mineral Deposits, UT - ,779 - Report on the Lands and Mineral Deposits, UT - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This publication provides information on the Iron County Coal and Iron Company. It was written by J.S. Newberry. Published in 1882 by E.Wells Sackett
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Territorial Map, UT - ,780 - Territorial Map, UT - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1865 - This is a map of the Utah and New Mexico Territories. It states on the bottom left hand corner that is "ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRE
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 750.00
Sold to 8*****N for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Watson Drug Co. Calendar Plate, UT - Bingham Canyon,Salt Lake County781 - Watson Drug Co. Calendar Plate, UT - Bingham Canyon,Salt Lake County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This lovely little plate was made for the 1910 year. Bingham Canyon was at one point a booming mining town, with a population of over 15,000 people a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to o******d for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Niagara Mining and Smelting Company Stock and Bond Certificates *Territorial*, UT - Bingham Ter.,Sal782 - Niagara Mining and Smelting Company Stock and Bond Certificates *Territorial*, UT - Bingham Ter.,Sal
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1890, 1893 - Lot of 3: all from Niagara Mining and Smelting Company. 1-2) identical certificates No. 41 to E.H. Stoke for 200 shares, and no. 257 issu
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8*****s for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Mining Districts of Utah Map, UT - Park City,783 - Mining Districts of Utah Map, UT - Park City,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This is a large linen backed map showing the mining districts and mines of Park City and vicinity. Counties covered include Wasatch County to the sout
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Park City District Map, UT - Park City,784 - Park City District Map, UT - Park City,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1900s - This is a large linen backed map showing the mining districts and mines of Park City and vicinity. Counties covered include Wasatch County to
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Pair of 1910 Calender Plates, UT - Provo,Utah County785 - Pair of 1910 Calender Plates, UT - Provo,Utah County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1910 - This is a lot of 2 calendar plates from 1910. Included is a 7" white horseshoe designed plate with a Carnation McNicol maker`s mark on the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to u******y for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Rocky Mountain Bell Telephone Company Stock, UT - Salt Lake City,786 - Rocky Mountain Bell Telephone Company Stock, UT - Salt Lake City,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Certificate issued in 1887 to Wm. M. Wilson for 10 shares at $100 each. Signed by C.T. Anney as president and Chas. Sidney Smith as secretary. The com
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Lamp Carbide Box, VA - Ivanhoe,Wythe County787 - Lamp Carbide Box, VA - Ivanhoe,Wythe County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This lot contains a wooden crate from the National Carbide Corporation that was used to ship six 10 bound cans of miners lamp carbide. There are also
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to m********y for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Ezra Meeker Miner's Stick and Archive, WA - Puyallup,King County788 - Ezra Meeker Miner's Stick and Archive, WA - Puyallup,King County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1893 - A beautiful and rare one of a kind miner’s candlestick made for one of the early pioneers of the Oregon Trail, by his son-in-law, a blacksmith
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 40,000.00
Sold to 8***1 for (12,500.00 + 2,437.50) x 1 = 14,937.50
 
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The Alaska Steamship Co. Group, WA - Seattle,King County789 - The Alaska Steamship Co. Group, WA - Seattle,King County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
` - This lot contains several items that once belonged on board of one or more of the ships sailing under the banner of The Alaska Steamship Company.
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Vancouver Druggist Ledger and Bottle, WA - Vancouver,Clark County790 - Vancouver Druggist Ledger and Bottle, WA - Vancouver,Clark County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1902-1904 - This lot of two druggist items provides a fascinating glimpse into human health in the Vancouver Washington area during the turn of the 20
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 4,500.00
Sold to 8*****h for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Lot Withdrawn,  - ,791 - Lot Withdrawn, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
-62242
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Start Price : 0.00
 
 
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Coal Company Framed Photograph, WV - ,792 - Coal Company Framed Photograph, WV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This photograph is an overview of the surrounding town and mine. It measures 47” x 10” and has some wear including small marks and tears. -61602
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Kilpatrick Bros. & Collins, WY - Cambria,793 - Kilpatrick Bros. & Collins, WY - Cambria,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Five dollar No. 10506 Specimen Note unissued and cancelled with small star cut outs in the signature boxes. There is a vignette of a miner on center f
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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Soda Fountain Postcards, WY - Douglas,Converse County794 - Soda Fountain Postcards, WY - Douglas,Converse County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 5 black and white pictures of the Café and bar in this small town. Scenes are of customers as well as staff. Pieces are mounted on poste...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Foreign Mineral Books,  - ,795 - Foreign Mineral Books, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
A diverse lot of over 50 foreign mineral books including: 24 volumes of EMSER HEFTE (German) with gorgeous color plates of vibrantly chromatic mineral
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to j*******r for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Brule Mining Co. Framed Photograph,  - Canada,796 - Brule Mining Co. Framed Photograph, - Canada,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This is a group photo of all the miners and employees of the Berkshine Mine. The Berkshire mine was owned by the Brule Mining Co. from 1908 to 1930. I
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting Co. Items,  - Canada,797 - Hudson Bay Mining & Smelting Co. Items, - Canada,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This lot consists of 7 items. There are 3 badges; each has their own smaller matching tag. Each one has the title of “H.B.M &S” then following a D
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 750.00
 
 
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WWII Japanese Officers Swords,  - Japan,799 - WWII Japanese Officers Swords, - Japan,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1939 c1945 - Traditional Japanese swords of this length (36" overall), katana, were worn on small lengths of cord called saya. The sword handles
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to f****e for (1,300.00 + 253.50) x 1 = 1,553.50
 
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Carbide Lamp Quartet,  - Leeds, England,West Yorkshire800 - Carbide Lamp Quartet, - Leeds, England,West Yorkshire
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of four carbide lamps from various Western European regions. Lot includes an example from THE PREMIER LAMP CRESTELLA & ENGINEERING CO LEEDS.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to 8***8 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Mexico Real Photo Postcard Collection,  - Mexico,801 - Mexico Real Photo Postcard Collection, - Mexico,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This is a collection of 44 RPCs representing many different areas in Mexico. Some of the areas include Nogales, Monterrey, Hermosillo, Juarez, Zochimi
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 600.00
 
 
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WWII Japanese Pistol & Accessories,  - Nagoya, Japan,802 - WWII Japanese Pistol & Accessories, - Nagoya, Japan,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
January 1944 - This is a Japanese WWII Nambu 14, complete with holster, extra clip, cleaning rod and spare firing pin. Markings indicate that the pis
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,300.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f****e for (1,000.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,195.00
 
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Becker's & Sons Analytical Balance Scale, Fake Coins, and Cyanide Book,  - Rotterdam, Holland,803 - Becker's & Sons Analytical Balance Scale, Fake Coins, and Cyanide Book, - Rotterdam, Holland,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - This fascinating lot of 4 includes: 1) A double-beam, brass pillar scale, mounted to a wooden platform and glazed mahogany case with sliding f
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 9***9 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Lot Withdrawn,804 - Lot Withdrawn,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
-62276
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Start Price : 0.00
 
 
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United Mine Workers Union Ribbons, IL - LaSalle,805 - United Mine Workers Union Ribbons, IL - LaSalle,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1898 - This lot consists of two beautiful United Mine Worker of America member ribbons. Included in the lot is a 8" x 2" ornately decorated
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to c******d for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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United Mine Workers Union Local Charter, IN - Indianapolis,Marion806 - United Mine Workers Union Local Charter, IN - Indianapolis,Marion
Holabird-Kagin Americana
January 5, 1917 - Framed UMWA local charter, bequeathed by the organization to the local union chapter No. 3066. Signed by the local president and sec
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 6*****H for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Farprel & Sharon Works Ceremonial Bat, OH - ,807 - Farprel & Sharon Works Ceremonial Bat, OH - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1919 - Huge carved wooden bat, inscribed with "Clean Up Stick," with "Mustered In September 22-1919 Farprel & Sharon Wks." Mea
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 9***9 for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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United Mine Workers Union President's Picture, OH - Columbus,Franklin808 - United Mine Workers Union President's Picture, OH - Columbus,Franklin
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - Large 38" x 32" framed artwork from the famous (or infamous) United Mine Workers Union. Depicted is John Mitchell, "The Miner`s
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Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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19th Century Strong Box,  - ,809 - 19th Century Strong Box, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1800s - This is a 19th century strong box. It measures 1` x 6.5"x 8.5" and weighs about 40 pounds. It`s hard to imagine anyone throwing thi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f*****4 for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Three Express Company Freight Passes 1907-1910,  - ,810 - Three Express Company Freight Passes 1907-1910, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Three different company express freight passes issued to Mr. M.T. Jones, superintendant of traffic for United States Express Company. Set of 3: 1) Wel
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Pair of Railroad Passes, AL - Mobile,811 - Pair of Railroad Passes, AL - Mobile,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1872 - This is a lot of two railway passes, one for the New Orleans, Jackson and Great Northern R.R. Company, the other, from the Mobile and Ohio Rail
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to 3***3 for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Arizona Railcar Photo, AZ - Ajo,Pima County812 - Arizona Railcar Photo, AZ - Ajo,Pima County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1910 - This is a very unique black and white photo of a railcar on the tracks of the Tucson, Cornelia and Gila Bend Railroad. Posing in front of the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to o******s for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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California Eastern Railway Co. Stock, CA - Goffs,San Bernadino813 - California Eastern Railway Co. Stock, CA - Goffs,San Bernadino
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Issued in 1898 to D.G. Scofield for 250 shares. The Nevada Southern Railway incorporated in 1892 and despite the name, never entered Nevada. By 1893,
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***1 for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake RR Pass, CA - San Pedro,Los Angeles County814 - San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake RR Pass, CA - San Pedro,Los Angeles County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1903 - This lot contains a pass for the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company. The pass is issued to W.E. Stoermer and signed by the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 6*****b for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Truckee Railroad Site Map, CA - Truckee,Nevada County815 - Truckee Railroad Site Map, CA - Truckee,Nevada County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1910 - Lot of two building site maps following the route of the Tahoe Railroad. The Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company was a 16 mile narrow
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to r******h for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Rare Nevada Southern Railway Company Passes, CO - ,816 - Rare Nevada Southern Railway Company Passes, CO - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1893-4 - The Nevada Southern Railway Company was incorporated on 15 December 1892 in Colorado. Despite its name, the Nevada Southern Railway never ent
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to r******h for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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